Journal of Obesity / 2014 / Article / Tab 3

Research Article

The Cut-Off Values of Anthropometric Indices for Identifying Subjects at Risk for Metabolic Syndrome in Iranian Elderly Men

Table 3

Association of the best cut-offs of obesity indices with MetS.

Crude OR (95% CI)Adjusted OR (95% CI)
OR (CI) P value AICOR (CI) P value AIC

WC3.835 (0.00–7.11)0.000237.554.564 (2.37–8.81)0.000240.19
WHR3.00 (1.63–5.51)0.000243.813.219 (1.73–6.00)0.000248.26
BMI2.954 (1.55–5.62)0.001247.13.115 (1.62–5.98)0.001251.78
WHtR4.023 (2.07–7.80)0.000238.1214.162 (2.13–8.12)0.000243.09

OR: odds ratio, CI: confidence interval, BMI: body mass index, WC: waist circumference, WHR: waist-to-hip ratio, and WHtR: waist-to-height ratio.
Model is adjusted for age and smoking status.